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Poster: Lum Edwards Date: Jul 24, 2011 7:16am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: THE number: 27... or 28?

You could pick any age and have a club.

5 minutes on google gave me this for 65.

Musicians dead at 65

Isaac Hayes
Dave Dee
Theophilus Beckford
Richard Wright
Chuck Day
Ray Davis
John Phillips
Willie King
Art Taylor
Carl Perkins
Leslie Gourse
Big Al Downing
Dave Van Ronk
John Herald

The whole 27 myth happened because of Hendrix, Joplin and morrison all dying really close to each other. I do remember Janis Joplins death effecting my Mother and her younger sister. At that time I hadnt a clue who Hendrix or Morrison was. Musta been surreal to fans at the time.

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Jul 24, 2011 7:25am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: THE number: 27... or 28?

I believe that's pretty much what I said, but thanks for chiming in with confirmation.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Jul 24, 2011 12:24pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: THE number: 27... or 28?

Not it was ever clear, but my pt was is there anything to it, which first, requires a stat analysis, but I wouldn't b surprised if there is a pile up @ late 20s for simple reasons: ie, you have to live long enough to get famous, and fast enough abuse wise, so ur not likely to live much into ur 30s...?

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Jul 24, 2011 12:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: THE number: 27... or 28?

Live fast, die young and leave a beautiful corpse?

I think you have the bases pretty much covered, Master Tell.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Jul 24, 2011 2:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: THE number: 27... or 28?

Just wanted 2 b clr I n no way support any of the whacky 'implied' causative agents, but wonder if there might b a sm peak in the normal distribution for drug abusing r&r sorts...sorry--phone post! One of my first...

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Poster: robthewordsmith Date: Jul 24, 2011 2:26pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: THE number: 27... or 28?

I'd never suspect you of supporting anything that couldn't be substantiated.

Phone posts? You technophiliac fool you! There'll be no stopping you now. 20,000 posts before Christmas!